strength training
Tuesday, April 24, 2007      2 comments

My friend is Personal Trainer ans I asked her to help me come up with a strength training plan using the workouts from the Sparkpeople fitness tool. She came up with a plan that I feel is do-able. I am commiting RIGHT NOW to do ing my stre... Read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2007      0 comments

So Cassieopia sent me a book called: Body Clutter, love your body, love yourself. I'm 50 pages into and I think I've had a revelation! The book talks about perfectionism. I think that's my problem. You see, at the size I am, I don't look bad.... Read more
I've been on Sparkpeople for 1 year now. What a year it's been!!
Saturday, April 07, 2007      2 comments

My 1 year Spark anniversary was on the 4th. This last year I have learned that I really am a determined person. I may not have achieved my *weight* goal, but I've learned to make healthier choices and to put myself as a priority in my life. ... Read more
Day 2 into my 10K running clinic
Thursday, April 05, 2007      1 comments

Today I decided to run 5K on my treadmill. I usually only do a 3 minute warm up, but today I did 5 minutes at 3mph. Then I focused on my 10:1 intervals and managed 3 in a row!! So I ran 10, walked 1 x3. then I walked 1, ran 3, walked 2, ran 7... Read more
First Day of 10K Running Clinic
Wednesday, April 04, 2007      1 comments

I'm back from my first night of 10K running Clinic. Tonight we introduced ourselves and went for a 3K run. I haven't been running 10:1's so I need to stick to that from now on. As Avery has grown (he's like 30 pounds or so now) it's been h... Read more
Tomorrow is November 1st
Tuesday, October 31, 2006      0 comments

Tomorrow is November 1st. I am going to do excellent this month. -I will drink my 8 glasses of water EVERYDAY. -I will exercise atleast 5 days per week. -I will aim to run 15KM per week. -Strength train 2xs per week. -I will eat more ... Read more
July 4th 2006 - 190 pounds!!!!!!!!!!!
Tuesday, July 04, 2006      0 comments

So today is July 1st, 2006. I have just weighed in at 190 pounds. Finally!!! I feel good. I have lost 15 pounds since April 4, 2006. My new goal is 175 by September 4, 2006. That's a lot to lose in 2 months but I'm sure going to try hard! The... Read more
Tomorrow is June 1st
Wednesday, May 31, 2006      0 comments

Okay so tomorrow is June 1st. I've just examined my nutrition reports and I need to work on a few things. I do well at staying within my carb & fat & protein goals but I need to increase my calcium & iron & fibre. I also need to focus on my w... Read more
May 7/06 - my ankle still hurts
Sunday, May 07, 2006      0 comments

I think I hurt my ankle over a week ago when I decided to take both dogs jogging with me. It didn't really hurt until after running class - and then I decided to run on it that wednesday. So I have just been taking it easy all week. I'm hoping t... Read more
We ran 8 minute intervals!!
Tuesday, May 02, 2006      0 comments

Good Morning!! Last night was running class - we all thought we were going from running 6 minute intervals ( 3sets of 6 min run & 1 min walk) to sets of 7 & 1s. Oh no! We jumped right to 8s & 1s! We were in shock! BUT, it wasn't so bad. I d... Read more
April 23,2006
Sunday, April 23, 2006      0 comments

I took a trade in Professional Cooking back in 1995. We would rotate a schedule of what we were responsible for each day to prepare. When it was "Potatoes & Pots Day" I had to peel 50 POUNDS of potatoes by myself. Not only did I have to peel the... Read more
Tuesday April 18,2006
Tuesday, April 18, 2006      0 comments

Today my husband drove thru Mcdonalds with me. I didn't order anything! (I did steal a few fries - but no MCChicken! No personal order of fries etc...)I was very proud of myself. I made spagehetti for supper - instead of having pasta I had spagh... Read more
April 17, 2006
Monday, April 17, 2006      0 comments

I'm taking a learn to run class through The Running Room. Tonight we reached our half way mark. Run 5 minutes walk 1 for 3 sets. We started with Run 1 minute walk 2 minutes for 7 sets. So because I've made it half way I bought myself Micheal Bub... Read more
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 16, 2006      0 comments

So Easter is over! I'm not a chocolate lover so that's not a problem for me. I can stay away from the sweets. It's the tradition of the family turkey dinner that is challenging. I love all of it! I was a good gal today though in terms o... Read more
April 12/06
Wednesday, April 12, 2006      0 comments

Today I went to the movies and shopping. I had a small popcorn at the theatre and I reslly didn't enjoy it! I'm glad I ordered popcorn though because next time I'll likely be lest likely to order it! After a long day out with the baby I sti... Read more

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